An American Cutting Garden: A Primer for Growing Cut Flowers Where Summers are Hot and Winters are Cold

An American Cutting Garden: A Primer for Growing Cut Flowers Where Summers are Hot and Winters are Cold

By: Suzanne McIntire (author)Paperback

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In An American Cutting Garden Suzanne McIntire describes how to plan a cutting garden, choose suitable plants, keep the garden in good order, and harvest a bountiful crop - all with charm and humor. Using both common and botanical names, she discusses in depth a wide variety of herbaceous perennials, biennials, annuals, and bulbs. McIntire includes information on topics such as the length of stems one might expect from the cutting garden, how many plants are needed of any one kind, when and how to sow seed outdoors, the heat-hardiness of plants, and strategies for coping with the effects of hot summers and cold winters.

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About Author

Suzanne McIntire is a freelance writer and seasoned veteran of gardening in northern Virginia. She is the editor of The American Heritage Book of Great American Speeches for Young People.

Contents

An American Cutting Garden describes how to plan a cutting garden, choose suitable plants, keep the garden in good order, and harvest a bountiful crop. Using both common and botanical names, it discusses a wide variety of herbaceous perennials, biennials, annuals, and bulbs.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780813923277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780813923277
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 0813923271

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